Registration Now Available Online for the MSHP Annual Meeting

Registration is now available online for the upcoming Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) Annual Meeting. The Meeting will be held Friday, Nov. 4 at the Suburban Collection Showplace (formerly the Rock Financial Showplace) in Novi.

Held each fall, the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) Annual Meeting provides continuing education programs designed specifically for health-system pharmacists, residents, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists.

At the end of this year’s MSHP Annual Meeting, participants should be able to explain the significance of the patient-centered medical home; discuss opioid pain dependency; and discuss current clinical issues involving cardiology, immunology and infectious diseases. Participants should also be able to describe how to start and expand residency programs; discuss management of delirium in patients in the intensive care unit setting; and discuss improving continuity of care.

To view a tentative agenda or to register online, visit the MPA Web site. Those wishing to attend are encouraged to register before Oct. 24, as all registration rates will increase after this date. Residents and student pharmacists receive complimentary registration through Oct. 24. After this date, a $10 registration fee will be assessed.

CAPA Offering Student Scholarship

Capital Area Pharmacists Association (CAPA) is offering up to two $500 student scholarships for individuals meeting certain criteria. The use of the scholarship is nonrestrictive and CAPA will award the winner(s) at its annual Michigan Pharmacy Week celebration, continuing education program and general meeting on Oct. 25.

To apply, complete an application and supply a letter of recommendation and proof of the requirements listed on the application. Those interested must apply by Sept. 30. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Heather Schalk at Heather.Schalk@Sparrow.org or Sarah Eagleston at Sarah.Eagleston@Sparrow.org.